Chinese Ming Dynasty Turquoise Glazed Dragon Vase
This interesting vase dates to the second half of the Ming Dynasty (1368 - 1644). Each side features a moulded dragon against a background of waves and clouds. It is made from a pale stoneware and was most likely made in Shanxi province in the north of China. The outer surface, and inner mouth, are coated in a attractive and finely-crackled turquoise glaze.
Height 20.5 cm (8 inches). There is a small chip to one corner of the mouth that has had the colour touched-in and also a section on the other side of the mouth that has been broken out, re-stuck and touched-in.
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